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Cyber ​​thugs cheated more than eight lakh rupees from an engineer



Noida, Jul 24 (PTI) A young lady living in Sector 29, Noida, Uttar Pradesh was caught by cyber thugs and cheated her out of eight lakh 29 thousand rupees. The victim complained about the incident to the Cyber ​​Crime Police Station located in Sector 36, Noida.

Inspector Rita Yadav, Head of Cyber ​​Crime Police Station, Sector 36, Noida, said that an engineer by profession and a young woman working in an IT company filed a complaint against a thug, posing as a high Belgian professional, businessman, gave him his address and address.

He said that the girl had given him the name and email address of the city and the sector. Rita said that a few days later a phone call came and the caller said to himself from Mumbai Customs that Peter Anthony’s package came from Belgium, for which he should deposit Rs. 27,500. He told that about this the girl called Peter on WhatsApp and got information, Peter sent a fake receipt for sending parcels, which convinced the girl and she transferred the amount to the account indicated bank.

It was said in the complaint that after that a courier arrived the next day and this email id was created in the name of RBI, in this courier it was said that the parcel sent contains 42,000 euros, it is 34 lakh 48,000 rupees Will be close and his conversion fee will have to be paid 2 lakh 57,000 rupees.

He said that after understanding the mail from RBI, the victim gained confidence and then transferred that amount as well. After that, the amount was deposited several times by sending a mail and then the so-called refund agreement from the so-called mail id created by including the name of RBI.

It was said that in this way the girl transferred a total of eight lakh 29 thousand rupees and meanwhile Peter kept talking about sending more money on WhatsApp.

The responsible station said police were investigating the matter after filing a report on the incident.

He said we suspect a Nigerian criminal carried out the incident.